Editorial Mission Statement
Clinical Schizophrenia & Related Psychoses (CS) is a peer-reviewed quarterly journal providing psychiatrists and other physicians and healthcare professionals with clinical information relevant to the diagnosis and treatment of people suffering from schizophrenia and other severe mental illnesses. CS is a practice-oriented publication covering the latest research, clinical trials, case reports, and treatment advances relevant to the complete treatment of people suffering from schizophrenia and other severe mental illnesses.
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About the Editor
Peter F. Buckley, MD
School of Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University
Peter F. Buckley is Dean, School of Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Richmond, Virginia
Dr. Buckley immigrated to America in 1992 after completing his medical degree and postdoctoral training at the University College Dublin School of Medicine in Ireland. His thesis was on the subject of neuroimaging and neurodevelopment in schizophrenia. Prior to joining VCU, Dr. Buckley was dean of the Medical College of Georgia (MCG), Georgia Regents University, and executive vice president for medical affairs and integration. Before his 16-year tenure at MCG, he was professor and vice chair of the psychiatry department at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He also was medical director of Western Reserve Psychiatric Hospital, a role that over time expanded to include serving as medical director for Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare System and its three state inpatient psychiatric facilities in Cleveland and Toledo, Ohio. Previously, Buckley was co-director of the statewide community service product line for the Ohio Department of Mental Health.
Dr. Buckley conducts research on the neurobiology and treatment of schizophrenia. He is the author of a textbook on psychiatry and has edited seven specialist books on schizophrenia, as well as publishing widely in major psychiatric journals with over 250 book chapters, articles, and abstracts. Dr. Buckley is also Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Dual Diagnosis and is on the editorial board of seven other journals. Dr. Buckley has been a contributor to several expert consensus guidelines and is a federally funded investigator in the treatment of schizophrenia. Dr. Buckley is chair of the schizophrenia spectrum disorders and late life review committee of the National Institute of Mental Health.
Dr. Buckley is on the board of several professional organizations, is a member of the Scientific Board of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, is member of a gubernatorial task force for mental health in Georgia, and he is listed in Best Doctors in America. He is the recipient of several awards for his work, including an Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill and the 2006 Georgia Psychiatrist of the Year Award. Dr. Buckley is also the recipient of the American Psychiatric Association Administrative Psychiatric Award for his work on State-University Collaborations.